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 Madeleine Jana <I>Korbel</I> Albright

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Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright Famous memorial

Original Name
Marie Jana Korbelová
Birth
Smichov, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death
23 Mar 2022 (aged 84)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot
North Hill 103C
Memorial ID
237890638 View Source

US Diplomat. She was a well-known American politician and the first female secretary of state in U. S. history. She and her two sisters were born to Jewish parents, but they were raised as Roman Catholics because both of their parents converted in 1941. In 1997 she said her parents never told her or her siblings about their Jewish ancestry. She was instrumental in helping guide Western foreign policy in the aftermath of the Cold War. She played a pivotal role in President Bill Clinton's administration, originally serving as US ambassador to the United Nations before becoming the nation's top diplomat.

US Diplomat. She was a well-known American politician and the first female secretary of state in U. S. history. She and her two sisters were born to Jewish parents, but they were raised as Roman Catholics because both of their parents converted in 1941. In 1997 she said her parents never told her or her siblings about their Jewish ancestry. She was instrumental in helping guide Western foreign policy in the aftermath of the Cold War. She played a pivotal role in President Bill Clinton's administration, originally serving as US ambassador to the United Nations before becoming the nation's top diplomat.

Bio by: Tren✞ Grem


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tren✞ Grem
  • Added: 23 Mar 2022
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 237890638
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/237890638/madeleine-jana-albright: accessed ), memorial page for Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (15 May 1937–23 Mar 2022), Find a Grave Memorial ID 237890638, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.